Wednesday, December 5, 2012


  • Taser Trademark: Company Fights To Keep Journalists From Using Term 'Tasered'

    When University of Florida student Andrew Meyer shouted, "Don't Tase me, bro!" in a September 2007 confrontation with campus police, he never could have imagined the jolt he gave stun gun manufacturer Taser International. The expression instantly ...

  • Security guard Tasered in daylight raid on Brentwood post office

    MASKED men Tasered a cash delivery guard during a failed daylight raid at a Brentwood post office. The owner of A & S News has this week spoken of her terror as three men attempted to steal money from the guard inside her Eastham Crescent business at ...

  • Did Tasering cause LaPorte inmate's miscarriage?

    LAPORTE - An investigation into whether a pregnant LaPorte County Jail inmate suffered a miscarriage as a result of being struck with a Taser was continuing today. Sheriff Mike Mollenhauer said whether the fetus died before the Tasering also is being ...

  • Tasered robbery suspect contests latest DNA sampling order

    Ryan S. Smith had his previous conviction overturned by the Appellate Division of State Supreme Court on the grounds that Farkas should not have permitted prosecutors to use a DNA sample obtained after the handcuffed Smith was zapped with a Taser ...

  • Tasers in the spotlight – comforting myths and shocking realities

    NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione Damning coronial findings and confronting media footage have put police use of Tasers in the spotlight. Last month, the NSW Coroner presented her findings into the death of 21 year-old Brazilian, Roberto…

  • LAPD officer Tasered woman in handcuffs, records show

    LAPD officer Tasered woman in handcuffs, records show. November 18, 2012 | 11:44 am. increase text size decrease text size.

  • Nakina Williams Shot With Taser In Chest While Handcuffed: Lawsuit (VIDEO)

    Nakina Williams filed a lawsuit last week in federal court demanding $2 million in damages, according to The city of McAlester, officer Sterling Taylor-Santino, and Police Chief Jim Lyles are named as defendants in the suit, which was ...

  • Student tasered after threatening officer

    The officer responded by using his Taser and subduing the student. The student is in custody and will be charged with Felonius Assault on a Police Officer.

  • More Plymouth police officers to be trained to use Tasers

    Police currently have 132 specially trained officers in Plymouth who regularly carry a Taser as part of their everyday equipment.

  • Man shot, Tasered by police after attacking bus passengers, driver

    A man who was attacking passengers and the driver of a CTA bus in the Marquette Park neighborhood was shot and Tasered by police after he tried to attack officers this afternoon, authorities said.

  • Clerk Attacked, Tasered by Shotgun-Wielding Robbers

    Police say it happened back on November 27 around 9:30 p.m. at the Queen Village Mini Market on the 200 block of Christian Street.

  • Cops: Arizona woman Tasered, robbed victim for diamond ring

    An Arizona woman was arrested after allegedly Tasering a Chicago woman 15 times to help the victim's daughter rob her mother of a $40,000, 3.5-carat diamond engagement ring in October.

  • Taser death cops thuggish, says coroner

    THE "thuggish" killing of a harmless Brazilian student, who was tasered 14 times by police in a Sydney street, has prompted a review of Taser use in NSW after the state coroner slammed the "reckless, careless, dangerous and excessively forceful ...

  • Parking Spot Dispute, Tasered Shoplifters Among Reports from Area Police ...

    Two men were tasered by Novi police after they resisted arrest for retail fraud at Macy's, according to a police report.

  • Elderly "Deliveryman" Tasers Homeowner in Kidnapping Plot: Cops

    Elderly "Deliveryman" Tasers Homeowner in Kidnapping Plot: Cops. An elderly man who police say posed as a flower deliveryman and then tasered a homeowner appeared in court today. By David Chang. | Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 | Updated 5:32 PM EST ...

  • Taser cops struck twice in the one night

    In summing up the prosecution's evidence in the three-day hearing, Ms Wahlquist said the now Constable Barling had noted some of his recollection had been affected "because it was the same night a Brazilian student had been tasered and died".

  • 'Poor judgment': Taser case to be reviewed

    As revealed exclusively by, a Sydney court found the user of a Taser to subdue Marcello Jimenez on March 18, just two hours before Mr Curti was Tasered up to 14 times, was unwarranted. Police officer Hugh Michelson was identified as the ...

  • Angela Jones, Los Angeles Woman, Suffers Cardiac Arrest After Being Shocked ...

    Angela Jones, a Los Angeles woman, suffered cardiac arrest after being shocked with a Taser gun by police during a traffic stop in June.

  • Taser Used on Man Who Bit Florida Police Officer

    A 19-year-old North Port man was Tasered and arrested after he allegedly bit an officer on Thanksgiving. According to a North Port police report, officers responded to a home on the 3700 block of Needle Terrace shortly after 2 p.m.

  • Man tasered during Adelaide home invasion

    Two men armed with a Taser and a baseball bat invaded the Parafield Gardens home at 5am (CDT) on Saturday, police say. They threatened the occupants of the property, demanded drugs and tasered one of them, leaving the man with minor injuries.

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